Ulysses, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 165 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -40.2%
Males: 83  (50.5%)
Females: 82  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  49.1 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip codes: 68669.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,004 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Ulysses:

$37,004
NE:

$51,440

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,846 (it was $14,022 in 2000)

Ulysses village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,268 (it was $34,700 in 2000)
Ulysses:

$44,268
NE:

$132,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $48,729; Detached houses: $49,700; Mobile homes: $40,561

Median gross rent in 2013: $738.

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  • Races in Ulysses, NE (2010)

    Ulysses races chart
    • 16596.5%White alone
    • 42.3%Hispanic
    • 21.2%Two or more races

Races in Ulysses detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ulysses: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.7%), Czech (29.7%), Irish (6.6%), Dutch (5.7%), English (5.7%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1525 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 824 people per square mile   (low).

Ulysses,NE real estate house value index trend

Ulysses, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Ulysses:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ulysses village:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ulysses, Nebraska as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ulysses to the number of sex offenders is 42 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,081 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $799 (2.2%)

Ulysses satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (33.0 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (496.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Surprise, NE (2.4 miles) , Staplehurst, NE (2.6 miles ), Garrison, NE (2.7 miles) , Bee, NE (3.0 miles ), Dwight, NE (3.1 miles ), Rising City, NE (3.2 miles ), Gresham, NE (3.3 miles ), Tamora, NE (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 41.07 N, Longitude: 97.20 W

Area code: 402

Ulysses household income distribution Ulysses home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.1%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (36%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Ulysses: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ulysses, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ulysses-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Ulysses village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ulysses-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from Ulysses center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 723.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from Ulysses center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ulysses topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ulysses:

  • BETHESDA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SEWARD, NE)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SEWARD, NE)
  • BUTLER COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; DAVID CITY, NE)
  • DAVID PLACE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DAVID CITY, NE)
  • UTICA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; UTICA, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ulysses:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 32 miles; Lincoln, NE; Full-time enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 34 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 36 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Central Community College (about 63 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 64 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 66 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Creighton University (about 67 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

Library in Ulysses:

  • ULYSSES TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $16,525; Location: 410 C STREET; 6,267 books; 39 audio materials; 621 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ulysses: Farmers Co-op Grain and Supply Elevator (A), Ulysses Volunteer Fire Department (B), Ulysses Township Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ulysses include: United Methodist Church (A), Immaculate Conception Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.1%
(1.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.6%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ulysses compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Nebraska average:

11.3

Ulysses travel time to work - commute Ulysses mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ulysses village (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,65411
Mainline Protestant8007
Evangelical Protestant7664
None3,175-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Butler County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Butler County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

29.3%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

12.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$234
Other and Unallocable 1$1,800$21,6000$0
Totals for Government 1$1,800$21,6006$434

Ulysses government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($824.24)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($278.79)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($230.30)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($175.76)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($121.21)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($36.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($6.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $72,000 ($436.36)

Ulysses government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $74,000 ($448.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($6.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $54,000 ($327.27)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($24.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($157.58)
    General Support: $12,000 ($72.73)
    All Other: $9,000 ($54.55)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $52,000 ($315.15)
    Property: $34,000 ($206.06)
    NEC: $27,000 ($163.64)

Ulysses government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $185,000 ($1121.21)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lancaster County, NE  1.18% ($25,590 average AGI)
from Platte County, NE  1.18% ($33,462)
from Saunders County, NE  0.39% ($34,308)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Platte County, NE  1.31% ($30,432 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  1.25% ($26,310)
to Seward County, NE  0.51% ($53,941)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ulysses:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJSK (900 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ulysses:

  • KLIR (101.1 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KZEN (100.3 FM; CENTRAL CITY, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC.)
  • KTMX (104.9 FM; YORK, NE; Owner: PRAIRIE STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZKX (96.9 FM; SEWARD, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KKOT (93.5 FM; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KRKR (95.1 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ulysses:

  • KOLN (Channel 10; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • K53GH (Channel 53; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: MARY E. HARDERS)
  • K40FH (Channel 46; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K28EN (Channel 28; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K28FS (Channel 28; FREMONT & OMAHA, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K47FK (Channel 39; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K49FP (Channel 49; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K52EX (Channel 52; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K55HX (Channel 55; COLUMBUS/FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K50EG (Channel 50; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • K57HV (Channel 57; COLUMBUS, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS, A CA LIMITED P/SHIP)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Michael J Umano, 720 D Street (Lat: 41.073194 Lon: -97.207278), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 720 D Street (Lat: 41.073194 Lon: -97.207278), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Well Field (Lat: 41.071389 Lon: -97.200583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPRG778
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2000, Expiration Date: 09/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Bill Kreitm
    Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, Rr3 Box 9 622 Neptune Drive, Seneca, KS 66538, Fax: (785) 336-3400
  • Rr 1 .5 Mi W 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 41.110556 Lon: -97.215861), Call Sign: KZL618
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/1995, Expiration Date: 12/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2001
    Registrant: White Brothers Inc, Rfd 1 Box 100, Ulysses, NE 68669, Phone: (402) 549-2127

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0TEW
    Grant Date: 06/15/1994, Expiration Date: 06/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2006
    Registrant: Raymond J Hain, Rr 1 Box 55, Ulysses, NE 68669

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Ulysses, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1082.4 years
John878.9 years
Emil877.0 years
Frank773.8 years
Charles774.5 years
Anna786.6 years
James687.5 years
George677.7 years
Robert572.0 years
William481.8 years
Most common last names in Ulysses, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcgowen680.8 years
Hurt680.1 years
Kobza571.8 years
Mashek470.8 years
Vodicka471.0 years
Urbanovsky468.0 years
Korinek485.0 years
Truksa481.7 years
Payne476.2 years
Urbanek475.8 years
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